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How does aging work? (Part 2)

How does aging work? (Part 2)

Aug 30, 2018

Last time, we discussed what aging is and how DNA alterations that occur during cellular replication plays into aging. To catch everyone up, each cell contains a copy of DNA and so each time new cells are created by a round of replication, the DNA from the original cell must be copied [1]. During this replication process, mistakes can be made, and if our DNA repair... more

How does aging work?

How does aging work?

Aug 23, 2018

Overview of Aging  What is aging and can we reverse it? What causes aging? What roles do stem cells play in aging? We can hate it or embrace it, but we all know the hallmark signs: wrinkles, physical weakness, slowed healing, and much more. Unfortunately, some of the most common and detrimental diseases also appear with... more